Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUniversal College of Learning (UCOL)
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
Sharpen your Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills with UCOL’s New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials.
This ICT qualification will provide you with essential skills for a career in the ICT industry and also provides automatic entry into UCOL’s Bachelor of ICT degree and the NZ Diploma in IT Technical Support.
In the NZ Certificate in IT Essentials you will gain foundation skills in core ICT subject areas including: database and information management, multimedia web design and development, programming, software design and development, and operating systems, hardware, and networking.
This programme has a practical, hands-on focus which enables students to demonstrate their skills and develop expertise in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries.
Career & Study Outcomes
English language Requirement: IELTS - General or Academic: Score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5; TOEFL (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 with score of 162; no less than 154 in each skill; OET - Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; NZCEL - Level 3 (Applied); and Pearson Test of English (Academic) - Score of 42 with no band less than 36.
Under 20 years of age:
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country).